Watching over you
In the injecting zone, calm attention is crucial. Workers keep a keen eye on people injecting, while also respecting their privacy. And when someone’s oxygen drops, they’re ready to respond immediately and prevent fatal overdose.Content advice: drug use, overdose, mild coarse languageFeaturingNurses - Kerry, Paul, Jen and Simon Harm Reduction Practitioners - Tess, Jesse, Lisa Client - ChristinaMSIR Medical Director - Nico ClarkHost - Michelle Ransom-HughesCreditsProducer/ Writer/ Editor/ Sound Design/ Mix - Michelle Ransom-HughesAtmospheric Sound recording - Jon Tjhia and Michelle Ransom-HughesRecorded on Wurundjeri land, produced on Turrbal/ Jagera landAn independent production of Alongside Radio (Australia), made possible by the cooperation of the North Richmond MSIRYou can support the production hereRead the Ryan Review to get more stats and facts about the trial of the North Richmond MSIR"Since its establishment in 2018, the Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) trial in North Richmond has succeeded in achieving the trial’s central objective: saving lives. There have been almost 6,000 overdose events in the MSIR during the trial, and none has been fatal. Modelling suggests that during its time in operation the MSIR has prevented up to 63 deaths." (p.5 Ryan Review, February 2023)Thanks (MSIR) Shelley Cogger, Dr Nico Clark, Zoe Gleeson, Jen Anderson, James Fitzpatrick, and all the visiting clients and staff on duty, Sunday 26 June 2022. Jon Tjhia, Dylan Ransom-Hughes, Daniel Semo, Sophie Ransom, Jaye Kranz, Lucy Osborne, Kim Lester, Miss Nicole, Dave Suttee, Virginia H, and Nia P.MusicArriving Fog and Anticipation by Brylie Christopher Oxley (with kind permission)Orma by Tim Khan (CCbyA freesound)Grevillea Music by Danny Bale (CCbyANC)Nobody Dies Here Theme by Jen Anderson (original)Various by David Szesztay (under license)Thanks to the generosity of all sound artists and musicians who share their work via Creative Commons licenses and help make independent productions viable Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.